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The Secret Garden 4****

August 13, 2016 |

Such a beloved story can be a challenge for a youth theatre group, but the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre didn’t let it show.

In a tale like this, there is always back-story to narrate, but on stage action kept the pace … Read More

Science Magic 3***

August 13, 2016 |

This show is part of the Free Festival, so you can’t book a ticket, but it is worth getting there early to get your place in the queue – this show is worth it. Your mini magicians will love the … Read More

Funny Stuff For Happy People 3***

August 13, 2016 |

Martin ‘BigPig’ Mor is a very silly man, and his young audience love every moment of it. From borrowing a child’s smelly shoe, to a group rap, to vanishing facial hair, this show is just one silly, funny thing after … Read More

The Amazing Scene Machine 4****

August 13, 2016 |

The moment you arrive, you get Plasticine to play with – at last a children’s show that actually encourages you to be fiddling around from the off!

Jim Parkyn, from Aardman quickly guides his young, and old new model-makers in … Read More

Shakin’ Shakespeare 4****

August 11, 2016 |

Shakespeare would be shakin’ in his grave at some of the licence taken with his characters, but it was worth it. Three different shows are on offer, Macbeth, Hamlet or Romeo and Juliet. We saw the love story of many … Read More

Pub Quiz for Kids with Patrick Monahan 4****

August 11, 2016 |

Patrick Monahan is a force of nature when it comes to making people laugh – you can’t help but be swept up in his high energy excitement and charm. Not surprisingly, his Pub Quiz was chaotic, crazy, and really good … Read More

The Snow Queen 2**

August 11, 2016 |

Hans Christian Andersen’s The Snow Queen is a classic tale of love conquering all. To tell the story of Gerda’s quest to be reunited with her frozen-hearted best friend Kay, this group used a combination of on stage action, shadow … Read More

Treasure Island 4****

August 11, 2016 |

Big bad pirates, a wise-cracking parrot, X-marked treasure maps, cheeky monkeys, gold doubloons and a treasure chest – all the important elements of a priatey show were here, with plenty of silly piratey jokes, and an audience participation “We’ve found … Read More

The Cat in the Hat 4****

August 11, 2016 |

The show began with some confusing chaos even before the arrival of the title character, but nonetheless, once they started speaking – using Dr Seuss’s original words – it was very clear where in the story we were.

Of course, … Read More

Aaaaaaaaaaaaagh! Dinosaurs! 4****

August 11, 2016 |

Storyteller Dommy B welcomes his audience to the strangest fringe room I’ve yet been in – pirate themed, with a caged skeleton hanging from the roof.

He then starts on the tale of Scarlet the Troll. She quickly makes … Read More